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... The purpose of my latest review is to defend one such political pawn - public transport, or more accurately the First Mainline Bus Service. First Mainline operates over 620 buses within South Yorkshire and employs over 2000 staff based at 4 different depots (Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster ... Read review

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A Ticket To Ride!

AdvantagesGood Value For Money

DisadvantagesCan Get Crowded At Busy Times

"...or more accurately the First Mainline Bus Service. First Mainline operates over 620 buses within South Yorkshire and employs over 2000 staff based at 4 different depots (Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley). With over 100 different routes they carry around 90 million passengers each year, serving Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, North-East Derbyshire, the Peak District, North Nottinghamshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire. I live ..." Read review
24.06.2005

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Community Level 3DC-DanielC...

DC-DanielColeflax

first mainline:- not first class*

Advantagessometimes gets you somewhere someone want to be

Disadvantageshigh prices for second rate service and constant service changes

"First Mainline operate bus services throughout south Yorkshire in Rotherham, Sheffield, Doncaster and Some in Barnsley. They were originally Called Mainline and in Red and Yellow livery but now sport more attractive grey livery with pink and purple stripes and a purple "thin leaf" shape rising from these stripes. Although this livery looks very pretty on the newer buses it looks a little out of place on the older buses with the non-coordinating seat ..." Read review
31.05.2007

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Community Level 4rlb3

rlb3

Final Destination

AdvantagesBeats Walking

DisadvantagesRandom Service

"First Mainline Buses provide public transport facilities for the whole of South Yorkshire. Personally, I have never really liked using buses, as the service that you receive, varies dramatically from bus to bus. SPOT THE BUSES There are two types of First Mainline buses currently in circulation. Both are manufactured by Volvo and can be either single of double deckers. Single deckers have a capacity of about forty people sitting and eighteen ..." Read review
22.05.2003

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Community Level 2foolish

foolish

At what point does a reputable bus company...

Advantagesit gets you from A to B

DisadvantagesEverything else

"...you do anything near a mainline bus. I get on a bus, mainly Mainline, everyday day twice a day. The reason why I mainly get on the Mainline bus is because it is the only one I can get on to travel the five miles to school every morning and then the five miles back again. The particular number bus I get on is the X78 to and from Sheffield to Doncaster Via Rotherham and Conisbrough and Meadowhall. I get on this bus at Conisbrough every morning (unless ..." Read review
17.05.2003

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